Red Ribbon Week is HERE!

Jackson Elementary

Red Ribbon Week October 22 - 26, 2018

In honor of Camarena’s memory and his battle against illegal drugs, friends and neighbors began to wear red badges of satin.  The National Family Partnership organized the first Nationwide Red Ribbon Campaign in 1988.  Since that time, the campaign has reached millions of U.S. children. The week of October 22-26, 2018 Jackson Elementary will be celebrating Red Ribbon Week with the following activities.

Monday, October 22, 2018

            Theme: “Wear Red Day”

Activity:  Wear as much RED as possible: shirts, bows, socks, etc.  Students wear ribbons the whole week.

            Presentation: “Say No to Drugs,” by McAllen ISD police officer


Tuesday, October 23, 2018

            Theme: “Hats OFF to Being Bully and Drug Free”

            Activity: Wear your favorite crazy HAT

            Presentation: “Healthy Kids Learn Better,” by Adalia Del Bosque


Wednesday, October 24, 2018

            Theme: “Team up Against Drugs”

            Activity:  Wear your favorite team jersey

            Presentation: “Fire Prevention Presentation,” by McAllen Fire Department


Thursday, October 25, 2018

            Theme: “Be All You Can Be Drug Free”

            Activity:  Wear Army Camouflage clothes, shoes, etc….

            Presentation: “Be All You Can Be Drug Free,” by Mr. Madrazo


Friday, October 26, 2018

            Theme: “Wild About Being Drug Free”

Activity:  Crazy Hair Day/Dress up as your favorite book character, “Life is a Journey, Travel Drug Free” Parade

Only students with crazy hair, character book dressed up or with bikes will participate in the parade.  Students will be allowed to bring their decorated bikes to showcase in the parade. Bikes are to be dropped off in the gym and picked up afterwards at the gym.

Students must be at the pavilion at 1:45. Parade begins at 2:00.